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Praying for Perth

Uniting Church leaders and church agencies are offering prayers and support, as a massive bushfire destroys scores of homes in Perth’s north eastern fringe.

16th Assembly goes online

The Uniting Church’s triennial Assembly meeting will take place online for the first time, due to continuing risk factors around the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the Assembly Standing Committee took the historic decision at an extraordinary meeting on Saturday 30 January 2021.

Save the Date for your Act2 Conversation

As part of the Act2 consultation, the Assembly President, General Secretary and President-elect are hosting a series of open Zoom conversations over the next three weeks. We want to hear your thoughts, ideas and challenges and what you think the UCA's next steps should be. Sessions will be limited to 22 places per session, Two dates are still available. Book your spot now or take our survey.

Monday 8 February: 3:00pm - 4.30pm (AEDT)
Wednesday 10 February: 3:00pm - 4.30pm (AEDT)

UnitingCare calls for JobKeeper extension

As Federal Parliament resumed this week, National Director of UnitingCare Australia Claerwen Little urged the Government to remember those most in need. 

WCC/CCA Statement on Myanmar

The General Secretaries of the World Council of Churches and the Christian Conference of Asia have issued a joint pastoral letter addressed to churches and the Council of Churches in Myanmar, after a military coup against the country's elected government.

Greatest bush love story ever told

An ailing bushie had his heart transplant on Valentine's Day 2008. Bush Chaplain Cain Hartigan presided when he married the woman who was his nurse. Read this story and more in the latest edition of Frontier News.

Give it up or take it up for Lentevent

UnitingWorld is challenging Church members to give something up or take something up to end world poverty and injustice in its annual Lentevent campaign.

Yarning about the big questions

Who will contribute leadership to the cross-cultural Uniting Church to share the Gospel for a secular world? All sessions will be online so register and join in from wherever you are.

Book in for the 2021 President's Conference

Registrations have re-opened for Called by God 2 - Dr Deidre Palmer's second President's Conference, which was postponed from October 2020. 

Children and Families Ministry Resources

Resources have been compiled on Children and Families Ministry by Chris Barnett from the Intergenerational Ministry - Children & Families team at equipping Leadership for Mission in the Synod of VIC/TAS.

Communications Officer

The Synod of Victoria and Tasmania is seeking a permanent part-time Comms Officer. Apply by 21 Feb 2021.   

Communications Coordinator

Frontier Services is looking for a communications coordinator who will be working in the marketing and fundraising team, the role manages 4 annual newsletters and appeals, social media, and video content with the opportunity to expand into other areas.

  • People who’ve lost their homes in the Perth fires, those fighting the blaze and helping those affected.
  • The people of Myanmar after a military coup
  • Our dear neighbours in Fiji who are again experiencing the disastrous effects of a tropical cyclone.  
  • Members of the UCA Synods in SA and VicTas who hold their meetings this month.
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